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■(MDB) 'Black Baby'

1955, Sass

'Black Baby' (Hans Peter Sass, R. 1955). MDB, height 6" (15 cm), Early bloom. Very dark blackish purple self. Parentage unknown [ thought to be I. lutescens ].. Sass and Fleur de Lis 1955. Honorable Mention 1956; ASM 1958; BR 1959; Caparne Award 1962.

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From Sass catalog, 1956: BLACK BABY (H. E. Sass, 1955)- A dark red purple blend chaemiris-12 in. $3.00.
 

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Topic revision: r10 - 01 May 2018, TLaurin
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